September 5, 2019 / 12:03 PM / 3 months ago

UK to confirm no-deal Brexit tariff schedules shortly - Gove

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will confirm shortly what changes it wishes to make, if any, to the tariff schedules that would apply under a no-deal Brexit, senior minister Michael Gove said on Thursday.

Asked by a parliamentary committee whether previously announced schedules were still the current policy, Gove said: “They are not the final word, we will be confirming shortly what alterations, if any, take place, but there is a bias towards keeping things as they are.”

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, writing by William James; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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